Guided Tours of Arezzo and Province

Guided Tours of Arezzo and Province

Guided walking tours of art cities in the Arezzo territory

As Licensed Tourist Guide of Arezzo and Province in Tuscany, Italy, I am available for

* GUIDED TOURS WITH ENGLISH-SPEAKING QUALIFIED TOURIST GUIDE: AREZZO. Half Day or Full Day guided walking tour of the headtown of eastern Tuscany. Of Etruscan origins, Arezzo still retains a well-preserved medieval historic centre with Piazza Grande, seat of the monthly Antique Market and of the Jousting of the Saracen, and set of Roberto Benigni's film "Life is Beautiful", the Romanesque Parish Church of Saint Mary, the gothic Cathedral of Saint Donato, the church of Saint Dominic with the famous painted cross by Cimabue. Worth visiting are also the House Museum of Giorgio Vasari and the house where national poet Francesco Petrarca was born, but most of all the Basilica of Saint Francis, where Piero della Francesca painted one of the greatest renaissance frescoes, "The Legend of the true Cross".

* GUIDED TOURS WITH ENGLISH-SPEAKING QUALIFIED TOURIST GUIDE: VALDICHIANA. Half Day or Full Day guided tour of one or more of the following sites: Etruscan Cortona, rich in history, art and culture, known for being the set of the film "Under the Tuscan Sun", characterised by windy streets, elegant palaces, ancient churches and Franciscan atmosphere, enclosed within massive Etruscan city walls that open onto Valdichiana, allowing spectacular views of yellow sunflower fields, green vineyards and silvery olive groves, and Lake Trasimeno at a distance; the ancient hill town of Castiglion Fiorentino with a beautiful view of the valley from its medieval historic centre, the Franciscan Hermitage le Celle founded by S. Francis of Assisi in 1211 just above Cortona, the elliptic medieval hilltown of Lucignano, the important hill towns of Foiano della Chiana and Monte San Savino, both rich in history and glased terracottas by the ella Robbias, or the ancient Farneta Abbey.

* GUIDED TOURS WITH ENGLISH-SPEAKING QUALIFIED TOURIST GUIDE: UPPER TIBER VALLEY (VALTIBERINA). Half Day or Full Day guided tour of one or more of the following sites: Sansepolcro, birth town of Piero della Francesca, Monterchi with Piero della Francesca's Our Lady of Childbirth, Anghiari, with quaint steep streets and stunning views, seat of numerous handicrafts (ceramics, textiles, antiques) and restoration of antiques, set of the famous Anghiari Battle of 1440 painted by Leonardo da Vinci; Caprese Michelangelo, where Michelangelo Buonarroti was born, Pieve Santo Stefano city of ancient memories in its famous Diaries.

* GUIDED TOURS WITH ENGLISH-SPEAKING QUALIFIED TOURIST GUIDE CASENTINO. Half Day or Full Day guided tour of one or more of the following sites: Poppi  and its well-preserved medieval Castle of the Guidi Counts that boldly sits on top of the hill showing its imposing structure; beautiful Romanesque medieval parish churches (Parish Church of Romena, Parish Church of Socana etc) and medieval castles (Castle of Romena, Castel S. Niccolò, Castle of Porciano etc); the important centres of Bibbiena and Stia, home to the famous Casentino woolen cloth,  La Verna Sanctuary where Saint Francis of Assisi received the "Stimmate" in 1224 and Camaldoli Monastery & Hermitage founded by S. Romualdo in 1012, both immersed in the silent Casentino forest.

* GUIDED TOURS WITH ENGLISH-SPEAKING QUALIFIED TOURIST GUIDE: VALDARNO. Half Day or Full Day guided tour of one or more of the following sites: the important centres of Montevarchi, San Giovanni Valdarno, Terranuova Bracciolini, the charming hill towns of Borro and Loro Ciuffenna - built along the slopes of Pratomagno mountain - the Romanesque Parish Church of Gropina, one of the most beautiful and important romanesque churches of the Arezzo region.
Guided tour of Cortona: from its Etruscan to its Reinassance times
Guided tour of Cortona: from its Etruscan to its Reinassance times
Classic guided walking tour of Cortona city centre to learn about its ancient origins
Guided Tour: Mystic Cortona, S. Francis and S. Marguerite
Guided Tour: Mystic Cortona, S. Francis and S. Marguerite
Guided tour of Cortona along S. Francis’ trail and the preachings of Saint Marguerite
Guided Tour of Cortona and of "the Celle" Franciscan Hermitage
Guided Tour of Cortona and of "the Celle" Franciscan Hermitage
Guided tour of Cortona followed by a visit to the Celle Hermitage, founded by Saint Francis of Assisi in 1211 in a beautiful and secluded place
 
Guided tour: Cortona and MAEC, the Tabula Cortonensis and the "Lamp"
Guided tour: Cortona and MAEC, the Tabula Cortonensis and the "Lamp"
Guided tour of the Cortona MAEC museum with Etruscan treasures and other precious artworks
Guided tour: Cortona, the Diocesan Museum and Beato Angelico
Guided tour: Cortona, the Diocesan Museum and Beato Angelico
Guided tour of Cortona and the Annunciation by Beato Angelico & masterpieces by Luca Signorelli
Guided Tour: Cortona and the ancient Etruscan Tombs
Guided Tour: Cortona and the ancient Etruscan Tombs
Guided tour of Cortona and " Melone II" Etruscan Tomb to discover the ancient origins of Cortona
 
Guided Walking Tour of "Classic" Arezzo and its Glorious Past
Guided Walking Tour of "Classic" Arezzo and its Glorious Past
Guided Walking Tour of Arezzo to discover its Etruscan origins and the beauty of the Middle Ages
Guided walking tour of Medieval Arezzo: the great times of the city
Guided walking tour of Medieval Arezzo: the great times of the city
Guided walking tour of Arezzo with the "words" of Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio
Guided Tour: Arezzo in the Renaissance, its Decline and Rebirth
Guided Tour: Arezzo in the Renaissance, its Decline and Rebirth
Guided walking tour of the places of the Medici and Lorena government in Arezzo
 
Guided tour: The Legend of the True Cross by Piero della Francesca
Guided tour: The Legend of the True Cross by Piero della Francesca
Guided tour of the S. Francis church in Arezzo with the masterpiece by Piero della Francesca
Guided Tour: Arezzo and Giorgio Vasari's Museum - House
Guided Tour: Arezzo and Giorgio Vasari's Museum - House
Guided tour of the city centre and Vasari's House in Arezzo - entirely painted and decorated by him
Guided Tour: Arezzo in Etruscan & Roman times, the ancient origins
Guided Tour: Arezzo in Etruscan & Roman times, the ancient origins
Guided tour of the historic centre of Arezzo with the Roman anphitheatre and the Archeologic Museum
 
Guided Tour: Borgo San Sepolcro, the "Resurrection" and the Town Museum
Guided Tour: Borgo San Sepolcro, the "Resurrection" and the Town Museum
Guided tour of the masterpieces of Piero della Francesca in his birth town Sansepolcro
Guided Tour: Masterpieces by Piero della Francesca - Upper Tiber Valley
Guided Tour: Masterpieces by Piero della Francesca - Upper Tiber Valley
Colours and light of Piero della Francesca's paintings: guided tour of Monterchi & Sansepolcro
Guided tour of Anghiari and Upper Tiber valley
Guided tour of Anghiari and Upper Tiber valley
Guided walking tour of the hill town Anghiari seat of handicraft and antiques restoration
 
Guided tour: Poppi and the Castle of the Guidi Counts in Casentino
Guided tour: Poppi and the Castle of the Guidi Counts in Casentino
Guided tour of the magnificent Medieval Castle and S. Fedele Abbey in Poppi in Casentino valley
Guided tour: Camaldoli Monastery & Hermitage in Casentino
Guided tour: Camaldoli Monastery & Hermitage in Casentino
Guided tour of the hermitage and monastery founded by S. Romuald 1000 years ago
Guided tour: La Verna, Franciscan Sanctuary in Casentino
Guided tour: La Verna, Franciscan Sanctuary in Casentino
Guided walking tour of La Verna following S. Francis of Assisi and Della Robbia terracottas
 
Guided tour of Valdichiana and Monte San Savino, Lucignano, Foiano
Guided tour of Valdichiana and Monte San Savino, Lucignano, Foiano
Guided tour of Valdichiana hill towns to learn about their history, culture and traditions
Guided walking tour of Lucignano and the Golden Reliquiary Tree
Guided walking tour of Lucignano and the Golden Reliquiary Tree
Guided tour of Lucignano, a unique medieval hill town of Valdichiana
Guided walking tour of Castiglion Fiorentino in Valdichiana
Guided walking tour of Castiglion Fiorentino in Valdichiana
Guided tour of Castiglion Fiorentino, a Valdichiana Hill town with stunning view and ancient origins
 
Guided tour of the "Setteponti" road: Il Borro, Loro Ciuffenna and Gropina
Guided tour of the "Setteponti" road: Il Borro, Loro Ciuffenna and Gropina
Guided tour along the ancient Roman road to discover picturesque hilltowns and churches
Guided tour of San Giovanni Valdarno and Montevarchi
Guided tour of San Giovanni Valdarno and Montevarchi
Guided tour along the historic centre of the two Valdarno cities rich in arts and culture
Guided Tour of Caprese Michelangelo, Pieve Santo Stefano and the Diaries
Guided Tour of Caprese Michelangelo, Pieve Santo Stefano and the Diaries
Guided visit to Caprese, birthtown of Michelangelo, Pieve Santo Stefano and the memories